Every week on Spilled Milk, writers/comedians Molly Wizenberg and Matthew Amster-Burton start with a food-related topic, from apples to winter squash, and run with it as far as they can go—and, regrettably, sometimes further.
Episode 518: Hand Pies with Cheryl Day
41:27Today we are separate together because Matthew is in the closet. Listen as we watch commercials, meet the Fruit Pie the Magician and encounter slippers of slurry before Guest Cheryl Day helps us back on track. Beware of Krampus! Transcript Hostess fruit pie commercial Cheryl Day’s Treasury of Southern Baking Janie Q Provisions Matthew's Now but Wow! - Audio Karate, Malo See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Episode 517: Boxed Soups
28:20Today we are tackling that classic Thanksgiving side dish, Boxed Soup. We discover can problems, bulging pouches and Molly's Tetra Pak obsession before encountering some major gravy outrage. Can the show survive this!? Transcript Aseptic Processing Molly's Now but Wow: Diaspora Co Spices See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Episode 516: Omurice
43:13Today we learn that we are more than the sum of our parts, like Omurice. As we discover how much personal growth Matthew is capable of, special guest Bryan Washington shares his love of Japanese food, cooking style and much more. Finally, Molly channels her inner butch and reveals some anachronistic tendencies. Transcript Memorial by Bryan Washington The Japanese Fried Rice Omelette that Rewired my Brain by Bryan Washington (recipe here) Just One Cookbook website Everyday Korean cookbook Black Food cookbook Maangchi Bryan Washington's Instagram and Website Molly's Now but Wow! - The VS Podcast and in particular this episode See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Episode 515: American Cheese
35:07Today Molly sits on a throne of lies as we attempt to learn what and why American Cheese is. Through cheese holes, disaster stacks and dairy essence we decide to just focus on the creaminess. Transcript What Is American Cheese, Anyway? by J. Kenji López-Alt Who Made That Kraft Single? by Charles Wilson Matthew's Now but Wow! - 20th Century Boys Bear Paw Tofu Francis Lam's Gourmet Eggplant recipe Fish fragrant eggplant slices See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Episode 514: L'apéro
48:02Another day, another vacation in our mouths. Today we welcome special guest Sutanya Dacres to awaken our appetites and tell us all about this French first dinner. We plan our getaway to the Côte d'Azur as we attempt to avoid the sin of eating too much. Transcript Aperitif and A Table by Rebekah Peppler Sutanya Dacres"Dinner for One" podcast Pretty Good Number One Comic See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Episode 513: Food Court
40:46Today we're taking you to court! Food Court! We're staying home from school as we discuss this phenomena that is neither museum nor cafeteria nor mall before getting into The Great Fountain Soda Debate and learning about WOTSL's potential secret life. Transcript Matthew's NbW! - 'Rumors' by Lizzo, Cardi B See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Episode 512: Pico de Gallo
29:11Today we're a couple of dillweeds practicing our pincer grip technique while planning a trip to the Yucatán with a quick stop in the underworld. We discuss chunky things around the world and prank calls while trying hard not to ostracize our families. Transcript Molly's Now but Wow! The Slowdown podcast (new host on 9/21/21) See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Episode 511: Fajitas
40:40Today we are hot and noisy with some assembly required. We discover a new Chaucer Tale, The Hands of Lowly Worm, as we await the sounds of winter and learn what happens if you say "hanger, flap and flank" three times fast. Transcript Fajita History Fajitagate Serious Eats Steak Fajitas PEFP update from Listener Lucas Matthew's Now but Wow! : King’s Disease II See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Episode 510: Fish and Chips
44:14This week we encounter HOTPOTS, pirates and Winston Churchill to learn more about the good companions. After discovering Charles Dickens' secret skill, we move on to rude dentists and Molly's gold medal dreams while hoping to be reunited one day with the fish with a chip cane. Transcript Proper Fish (formerly Nosh) Pacific Inn Seattle Fish Company See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Episode 509: Gochujang
24:26Today we're sitting on streets and are full of hot dogs. As we traverse a well worn Memory Lane, we invent our own Fantasy Target and debate Gochujang Hotness Levels. Note: keep your cats away from Molly. Transcript History of Gochujang 4 New Ways to Enjoy Gochujang by Aaron and Claire Arsenic and Adoboby Mia Manansala Cook Korean! by Robin Ha See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.